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by Marshall, David, 1929-;Harris, Bruce, 1924-
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Includes index
Topics: Aeronautics, Aeronautics, Aéronautique, Aéronautique, Aeronautics
Books to Borrow
by Delear, Frank J
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Bibliography: p. [197]-198
Topics: Transatlantic flights, Transatlantic flights
Books to Borrow
by La Croix, Robert de
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Monarch Books, 166
Topic: Transatlantic flights
Books to Borrow
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-503) and index
Topics: Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974, Transatlantic flights, Aeronautics, Air pilots
NAVPERS Collection
by Bureau of Naval Personnel
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This book is written for men of the Navy and of the Naval Reserve who are studying for advancement to the rate of Constructionman. The first and last chapters of this book contain general information concerning the work and responsibilities of the Constructionman, a brief discussion of the Constructionman's place in the Construction Battalion and naval organization, and reference to a valuable supply of source material. Chapters 2 through 8 are concerned with the basic duties of the...
Topics: NAVPERS, construction, wood, steel, AC, DC, sanitation
Narrated by Quentin Reynolds, Advance Base is an extremely graphic, unflinching portrait of the war, the film shows the seizure of a Japanese held island by the Marines, and then the activities of the Naval Construction Battalions, or CBs, constructing a massive supply depot and air strip in the South Pacific. The film also shows Japanese Kamikaze attacks on American ships starting about the 23 minute mark. Deemed too disturbing for general release, the film was hidden from view for decades. It...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1950s U.S. Navy recruiting film shows the activities of the U.S. Civil Engineer Corps and the Naval Construction Battalions known as the Seabees.  The film includes footage of Port Hueneme, home of the Seabees in this era, and shows the responsibilities of officers in the corps who supervise Navy base utilities including maintenance and operation of the sewer and electrical systems, transportation systems, building management and Navy housing, and more "public works" agenda...
Topics: Combat Engineer, United States navy, civil Engineering, Port Hueneme, U.S. Navy
FedFlix
by National Archives and Records Administration
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National Archives and Records Administration SEABEES. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY. BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS Joint Chiefs of Staff. Office of Strategic Services. Field Photographic Branch. (01/04/1943 - 10/01/1945) ARC Identifier 40139 / Local Identifier 226-C-6527. Film Report: Describes activities of the Seabees during World War II. Rear Adm. Ben Moreel gives a brief prologue and epilogue. Pacific operations include base construction at Dutch Harbor and Attu in the Aleutians, landing operations,...
Topics: archives.gov, public.resource.org
Public Library of India
by Barrett A. N.
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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.20033 dc.contributor.author: Barrett A. N. dc.date.accessioned: 2015-06-24T01:33:32Z dc.date.available: 2015-06-24T01:33:32Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 2006-03-30 dc.date.citation: 1942 dc.identifier: Librarian, Bits-Pilani dc.identifier.barcode: 99999990177716 dc.identifier.origpath: /data1/upload/0032/026 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/20033 dc.description.scanningcentre: C-DAC, Noida...
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Topic: C-DAC
The Magazine Rack
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by Jones, Lloyd S., 1931-
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Topics: Fighter planes, Aeronautics, Military
Defense Technical Information Archive
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The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) is the premier repository for research and engineering information for the United States Department of Defense. DTIC's Suite of Services is available to DoD personnel, defense contractors, federal government personnel and contractors and selected academic institutions. The general public can access unclassified, unlimited information, including many full-text downloadable documents, through the public Web site, DTIC Online. DTIC's collections...
WWII Archive
by Coakley, Robert W; Leighton, Richard M
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CMH Pub 1-6 Global Logistics And Strategy: 1943-1945 by Richard M Leighton; Robert W Coakley. First published 1969. Logistics and strategy, Spring 1943 Husky and Bolero Trident Logistical organization Army requirements, 1943-44 The mechanics of wholesale distribution Outline Overlord and the invasion of Italy First Quebec Bog-down in the Mediterranean Ships, landing craft, and strategy The Cairo-Tehran Conference Inventory and aftermath Overlord and Anvil The Overlord-Anvil build-up The...
Topics: The U.S. Army in World War II: The War Department, Green Book, The U.S. Army In World War II, World...
Defense Technical Information Archive
by Defense Technical Information Center
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What do we mean by our title: The Big L? We mean we intend to examine World War II logistics from a broad viewpoint. Here are some definitions of logistics indicating the expanse of the expression. Logistics is a system established to create and sustain military capability. Create is a broad term which involves raw materials, people, and finance (or labor and capital), research and development, machine tools, factories and transportation (which we call infrastructure), and acquisition. Sustain...
Topics: DTIC Archive, Gropman, Alan, NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR NATIONAL STRATEGIC...
WWII Archive
by United States. Department Of Defense
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"The Department of Defense is releasing for public use and research this multi-volume study giving the "MAGIC" or communications intelligence background of the 1941 Pearl Harbor disaster. In its review of classified records pursuant to E.O. 11652, the Department of Defense decided that it was in the public interest to declassify the intelligence which the U.S. obtained from the communications of its World War II enemies. This study contains a major part of the communications...
Topics: WWII, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service...
WWII Archive
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A collection of public domain World War II books, radio broadcasts, V-discs , films, and other ephemera. Curated by a librarian. Thanks for the support & please consider donating to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or the Internet Archive (so that others can enjoy this WWII Archive in the future).
Topic: World War II
Books for People with Print Disabilities
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Free Books for the Print-Disabled! If you have a disability that interferes with reading printed text then all of these books can be instantaneously available in your browser or via protected download. Want access? Individuals If you would like to apply for access (it is free), fill in this form to contact the Vermont Mutual Aid Society . If you are affiliated with any of these organizations , please contact them, and they can help you qualify your archive.org account. If you are already a...
Topic: print disabled
WWII Archive
by Hough, Frank Olney; Ludwig, Verle E., joint author; Shaw, Henry I. joint author
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History Of U.S. Marine Corps Operations In WWII, Volume I:  Pearl Harbor To Guadalcanal by Frank O Hough; Henry I Shaw; Verle E Ludwig; United States. Marine Corps. "Now a word about Volume I which sketches briefly the development of the Marine Corps' amphibious mission from its inception and then carries the story of World War II through Guadalcanal. As logistical officer of the 1st Marine Division, I was privileged to take part in this, our first effort to strike back at the Japanese....
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Topics: History Of U.S. Marine Corps Operations In World War II, WWII, United States. -- Marine Corps --...
WWII Archive
by Pearson, Natalie M; Pearson, Natalie M. cre
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"The thesis of this research is that the U.S. Army aviation engineer units played a crucial role in the success of General Douglas MacArthur's island hopping campaign in the Southwest Pacific Theater at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. Allied victory depended on seizing lightly defended enemy territory and neutralizing enemy strongpoints from Australia to the Philippines through the following patrem: conduct air and naval bombardment, land the assault forces, defeat any...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army Air Forces, Military Engineering, World War,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Army Air Forces Air Technical Service Command
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1945-1946 Pictorial of Army Air Forces radio and radar equipment, in 5 sections. (5 separate files). 1945-02-01 Graphic Survey of Radio and Radar Equipment Used by the AAF, Section 1, Radio and Radar Countermeasures Equipment "This graphic survey of radio and radar equipment used by the Army Air Forces is intended to furnish authorized personnel with graphic and narrative data relative to description, electrical and physical characteristics, purpose, and tactical employment of the radio...
Topics: Geekalicious, Boatanchor, Ham Radio, Amateur Radio, United States. -- Army -- Communication systems...
WWII Archive
by Greenwald, Robert J; United States. Army. Forces in the European Theater. Office of the Theater Historian; United States. Army. European Theater of Operations. Office of the Theater Historian
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"Presented in this volume are command and staff rosters, composition of divisions, attachments and detachments, assignments and attachments to higher units, command post locations, and pertinent statistics. With some exception, the material presented for each division dates from its arrival in the European Theater to the end of hostilities on May 9, 1945. For units arriving from the North African Theater, the record begins on August 15, 1944, the date of the invasion of southern France....
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe, United States. -- Army -- Organization, United States....
U.S. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
by Eccles, Henry Effingham, 1898-
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U.S. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
by Ballantine, Duncan S., 1912-
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by Popov, Egor Paul
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Topic: Strength of materials
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National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by Davis, Richard G
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Contents Foreword v Introduction vii Acknowledgments xi Part One. Carrying the Flame From West Point to London 1891-1942 1. SPAATZ'S EARLY CAREER (1891-1938) 3 Organization and Doctrine of the Prewar Air Corps Spaatz' s Association with Arnold and Eaker 2. PREWAR PLANNING (January 1939-November 1941) 37 Rearmament of the Air Corps Spaatz Observes the Battle of Britain Firsthand Spaatz and Prewar Strategic Planning 3. SPAATZ COMMANDS THE EIGHTH AIR FORCE (December 1941-November 1942) 67...
Topic: United States. -- Air Force -- Biography,Generals -- United States -- Biography,Spaatz, Carl A....
WWII Archive
by Huie, William Bradford, 1910-1986
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Introduction 9 Chapter I. HISTORY'S GREATEST CONSTRUCTION WAR 23 Chapter II. MEN AND MUD AT MUNDA 27 Chapter III. CAN DO AT GUADALCANAL 39 Chapter IV. THE "OTHER STORY" OF WAKE ISLAND 61 Chapter V. THE SEABEES ARE BORN 81 Chapter VI. BETWEEN PEARL HARBOR AND GUADALCANAL 89 Chapter VII. THE MAGIC BOX OF THE SEABEES 109 Chapter VIII. SEABEES AT SALERNO AND IN SICILY 123 Chapter IX. WE BUILD TWO ATLANTIC ROADS 145 Chapter X. "THE NORTHERN HIGHWAY TO VICTORY" 151 Chapter XI. THE...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. -- Navy -- Seabees, World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal...
WWII Archive
by United States. War Dept
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TM E 30-480 Handbook On Japanese Military Forces 1944-10-01. CONTENTS CHAPTER I. RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING. Section I, General 1 II. Conscription system 2 III. Procurement of officers 4 IV. Training 5 V, Promotion, pay and awards 7 VI. Morale, discipline, and efficiency ... 8 CHAPTER II JAPANESE MILITARY SYSTEM. Section I, The Japanese High Command. ... 10 II, Territorial organizations, including depot divisions 14 III, Field replacement system 15 CHAPTER III. FIELD ORGANIZATION. Section I....
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Topics: WWII, Technical Manual, Field Manual, World War II, Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Handbooks, manuals,...
WWII Archive
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Order of battle of the United States Army ground forces in World War II: Pacific Theater of operations. AKA Order of battle of the United States Army ground forces in World War II: Pacific Theater of operations, administrative and logistical commands, armies, corps, and divisions. "This volume is concerned with the organization and disposition of United States Army ground forces that opposed the Japanese during World War II. The area covered includes Alaska, the islands of the central and...
Topics: United States. Army, US Army, United States. -- Army -- Organization, World War, 1939-1945 --...
WWII Archive
by Maurer, Maurer
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Air Force Combat Units of World War II by Maurer Maurer ISBN: 0912799021 ISBN-13: 9780-912799025 "This book is concerned primarily with the combat (or tactical) groups that were active during the Second World War. Although such groups had numerous designations, nearly all fell within four major categories: bombardment, fighter, reconnaissance, and troop carrier. The book covers both the combat groups that served overseas and those that remained in the United States. It also covers combat...
Topics: World War II, World War, 1939-1945, WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American,...
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by Babington Smith, Constance
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Includes index
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Photographic interpretation (Military science)
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
by Wolk, Herman S., 1931-; United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History
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Contents Foreword iii Preface v Acknowledgments ix Photographs xvi Charts xix I. ROOTS OF AAF ORGANIZATION 1 Early Air Organization 3 General Headquarters Air Force 12 Air Organization in World War II 20 Anticipating Postwar Reorganization 31 II. PLANNING FOR 70 GROUPS 45 Early Postwar Planning 45 Marshall Orders a Resurvey 51 AAF Protests Resurvey 54 The War Department and UMT 58 Establishing the 70-Group Goal 61 Jamison's Dissent to Bessell Committee 68 Arnold Urges 70 Groups 69 Final...
Topics: United States. Air Force, United States. -- Army Air Forces -- History, United States. -- Air Force...
WWII Archive
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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD iii PREFACE v AUTHORS vii INTRODUCTION John F. Kreis 1 CHAPTER 1 EARLY INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATION IN THE ARMY AIR CORPS Thomas A. Fabyanic and Robert F. Futrell 11 American Air Intelligence in World War I 12 Air Intelligence in the 1920s 17 Air Intelligence in the Early 1930s 20 The Air Corps Tactical School and Air Intelligence 24 Acquisition and Evaluation of Air Intelligence: Developments in Europe and Asia 28 The Approach of War 39 AWPD-1: Planning an Air War 4 Air...
Topics: WWII, United States. Army Air Forces, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American, World...
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by Norman Polmar
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Topics: United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History, United States. -- Marine Corps -- Aviation --...
Wellcome Library
by Stebbing, L. Susan (Lizzie Susan), 1885-1943. no 96037916
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Includes bibliographic footnotes and index
Topics: Thinking, Thought and thinking
Public Library of India
by Brown, Ivor
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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.461693 dc.contributor.author: Brown, Ivor dc.date.accessioned: 2015-09-22T15:18:49Z dc.date.available: 2015-09-22T15:18:49Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 2014/02/3 dc.date.citation: 1852 dc.identifier.barcode: 07019990362676 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/461693 dc.description.scannerno: 02 dc.description.scanningcentre: North Eastern States Libraries dc.description.main: 1...
Topic: North
Books to Borrow
by Wilson, John, 1928 Oct. 6-
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Includes bibliography
Topics: Ethics, Reason, Morale, Raison
Books to Borrow
by Wilson, John, 1928-
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Topics: Analysis (Philosophy), Logic, Thought and thinking, Reasoning
WWII Archive
by Stauffer, Alvin P. (Alvin Packer); Center of Military History
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CMH Pub 10-14 The Quartermaster Corps: Operations In The War Against Japan by Alvin P. Stauffer. First published, 1956. GPO Number: 008-029-00047-4 "This study focuses on logistics as the indispensable companion of strategy and tactics and includes a description of conditions under which GIs lived in primitive environments." The Philippines : the opening operations Problems in Hawaii, Australia, and New Zealand Mission and organization in the Pacific Pacific bases Local procurement in...
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Topics: The U.S. Army in World War II: The Technical Services, World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories...
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by Haulman, Daniel L. (Daniel Lee), 1949-,Center for Air Force History (U.S.)
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In early 1942, Japanese military forces dominated a significant portion of the earth's surface, stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Bering Sea and from Manchuria to the Coral Sea. Just three years later, Japan surrendered, having lost most of its vast domain. Coordinated action by Allied air, naval, and ground forces attained the victory. Air power, both land- and carrier-based, played a dominant role. Understanding the Army Air Forces' role in the Asiatic-Pacific theater requires examining...
Topic: WWII,World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American,United States. Army Air Forces,The U.S....
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
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"The thesis of this research is that the U.S. Army aviation engineer units played a crucial role in the success of General Douglas MacArthur's island hopping campaign in the Southwest Pacific Theater at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. Allied victory depended on seizing lightly defended enemy territory and neutralizing enemy strongpoints from Australia to the Philippines through the following patrem: conduct air and naval bombardment, land the assault forces, defeat any...
Topic: WWII,World War, 1939-1945,United States. Army Air Forces,World War, 1939-1945,Military...
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army
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Order of battle of the United States Army ground forces in World War II: Pacific Theater of operations. AKA Order of battle of the United States Army ground forces in World War II: Pacific Theater of operations, administrative and logistical commands, armies, corps, and divisions. "This volume is concerned with the organization and disposition of United States Army ground forces that opposed the Japanese during World War II. The area covered includes Alaska, the islands of the central and...
Topic: United States. Army,US Army,United States. -- Army -- Organization,World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy. Construction Battalion, 93rd; Pappas, George E., ed
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Pacific Duty: A Book Of Record And Review Of The Activities And Achievements Of The Ninety Third United States Naval Construction Battalion Digitized by Google.
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental...
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by United States. Army Air Forces. Historical Office
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Army Air Forces In The War Against Japan, 1941-1942 FOREWORD This narrative, prepared by the AAF Historical Office, Headquarters, Army Air Forces provides a factual account of AAF combat operations during the earliest phase of the war against Japan. It does not pretend to tell the full story, which at this time or within this compass is impossible, and the account is subject to revision as additional information becomes available. It is based, however, upon careful research, having been drawn...
Topic: AAF Historical Narratives,World War, 1939-1945,United States. Army Air Forces,World War, 1939-1945...
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by Edmonds, Walter Dumaux, 1903-1998,United States. Air Force. Office of Air Force History,Kenney, George C. (George Churchill), 1889-1977
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1992 reprint of 1951 book. Digitized by http://www.afhso.af.mil/ Contents Foreword v Introduction by General George C. Kenney, USAF vii Foreword to the 1951 Edition ix PART ONE The Philippines I. FAR EAST AIR FORCE: BACKGROUND TO HISTORY 1. Pacific Flight 3 2. The Philippine Department 13 3. Inventory: May and June 20 4. Air Forces, USAFFE 32 5. FEAF: October and November 35 II. APPROACH OF WAR: REINFORCEMENT AND RECONNAISSANCE 6. Mid-November 43 7. Reinforcements: November 20 49 8....
Topic: WWII,World War, 1939-1945,United States. Army Air Forces,World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations,...
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A recruiting booklet for those in the contruction industry who had their age waivered as their job skills were needed for clearing island, building airplane runways and constructimg quarters and mess halls on the South Pacific islands in WW2.
Topics: Bulldozer, caterpiller tractor, Construction Battalion, Seabees, Sea Bee, United States Navy, Navy...
WWII Archive
by Garand, George W; Strobridge, Truman R; United States. Marine Corps
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History Of U.S. Marine Corps Operations In WWII: Volume IV, Western Pacific Operations by George W Garand; Truman R Strobridge; United States. Marine Corps. "This book is the fourth in the five-volume history of Marine Corps operations in World War II. The story of Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and Marine artillery and aviation in the Philippines, as previously narrated in separate detail in preliminary monographs, has been reevaluated and rewritten to depict events in proper proportion to each other...
Topics: History of U.S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 --...
WWII Archive
by Wheeler, Keith
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FOREWORD 7 CONVOY 17 F. S. No. 3 31 HAIRCUT FOR BATTLE 33 PANDORA'S BANDBOX 41 RECESSIONAL 57 HOME FROM THE SEA 65 WAKE AT WAKE 71 MARCUS 87 THE FLYING TRAPEZE 93 NOT IN COMMUNIQUES 101 ROAD TO TOKYO - OR SEATTLE 107 CARRIERS OFF DUTCH HARBOR 113 THE ZOOMIES 125 INTO THE SOUP 137 BATTLING SPITKIT 145 XVII. WILLIWAW 153 XVIII. CRASH 161 XIX. UMNAK MUD IS DEEP 167 XX.ONE-WAY TICKET 175 XXI. MEATBOX 183 XXII. OVER THE HUMP 199 XXIII. SUBS IN SOUP 207 XXIV. FOUR HUNDRED TONS OF TNT 213 XXV. RESCUE...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives, American, United States. Navy, World War,...
History Of U.S. Marine Corps Operations In WWII: Volume III, Central Pacific Drive by Henry I Shaw; Bernard C Nalty; Edwin T Turnbladh; United States. Marine Corps. "This book, the third in a projected five-volume series, continues the comprehensive history of Marine Corps operations in World War II. The story of individual campaigns, once told in separate detail in preliminary monographs, has been reevaluated and rewritten to show events in proper proportion to each other and in correct...
Topic: History of U.S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II,World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns --...
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by Newell, Clayton R., 1942-,Center of Military History
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CMH Pub 72-4 Central Pacific: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Clayton R. Newell. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00232-9 ISBN: 0160358809 ISBN-13: 978-0160358807 Digitized by...
Topic: The US Army Campaigns of WWII,Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943,World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns...
National Security Internet Archive (NSIA)
by Hough, Frank O.,Shaw, Henry I.,Ludwig, Verle E.
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History Of U.S. Marine Corps Operations In WWII, Volume I:  Pearl Harbor To Guadalcanal by Frank O Hough; Henry I Shaw; Verle E Ludwig; United States. Marine Corps. "Now a word about Volume I which sketches briefly the development of the Marine Corps' amphibious mission from its inception and then carries the story of World War II through Guadalcanal. As logistical officer of the 1st Marine Division, I was privileged to take part in this, our first effort to strike back at the Japanese....
Topic: History Of U.S. Marine Corps Operations In World War II,WWII,USMC,US Marines,United States. --...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy. 75th construction battalion
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Pacific Album: 75th Seabees New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, Bougainville "THIS book has been prepared especially for the members of the 75th Battalion and their families and friends. Some of the material contained here is not suitable for general release to the public press and radio until the end of the war. It is requested that none of the contents be made available to the public press or radio." Digitized by Google.
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental Histories --...
WWII Archive
by Command and General Staff School cre
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Medical Problems In Jungle Warfare And The Pacific Area 1945-05-10 "Lack of prior planning and careful study of sanitary and medical problems may mean failure to any force attempting Jungle Operations. Because of the increasing importance of this problem the following information has been extracted partially from FM 31-20 and largely from recent reports from certain Theaters of Operations." Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center....
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Topics: WWII, United States. Army, United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Field Manual, World...
WWII Archive
by Rodman, Matthew K., 1971-
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"This work attempts to present an accurate account of the nature of the air war in the Southwest Pacific during World War II, focusing mainly upon the Fifth Air Force. The study does not presume to be an all-encompassing operational summary; instead, it aims to provide a representative picture of American bombardment in that area. This was a moment in history when combat air power played a key role in achieving victory. The author recounts how the Fifth Air Force quickly developed new...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American, World War II, World War, 1939-1945,...
WWII Archive
by Lockwood, Charles A., 1890-1967
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"FOREWORD By Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, U.S. NAVY For this factually accurate and technically correct account of operations of United States submarines in the Pacific in World War II no more appropriate title could have been chosen than Sink 'Em All, a statement easily confirmed by the record. As British airmen are credited with saving Britain in those critical days after Dunkirk, so our gallant submarine personnel filled the breach after Pearl Harbor, and can claim credit, not only...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives,...
Books to Borrow
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-447) and index
Topics: Naval art and science, Naval history, Modern, Sailors, Zeeslagen, Mariniers, Marine, Geschichte...
Books to Borrow
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Includes index
Topics: Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945, Japan -- Economic policy, Japan -- National security.,...
Community Audio
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Bankrupting the Enemy; The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor Was the bombing of Pearl Harbor an unprovoked attack on the United States? According to a new book by Edward S. Miller, the Japanese motivation stemmed from U.S. plans to defeat Japan economically in the years before World War II. In his book "Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan Before Pearl Harbor" published by the Naval Institute Press, Miller contends that the United States forced...
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by Bell, Frederick Jackson, 1903-
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CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I. Happy Birthday, Dear Zero i II. And Far Away 13 III. From the Book of Job 33 IV. Sheep Dog 45 V. Journey from Java 50 VI. Candy Caravan 83 VII. Warriors for the Working Day 96 VIII. Fantail Gazette 102 IX. Those in Peril 120 X. Dungaree Sailors 153 XI. Christmas, 40-South 188 XIL Coconut Shoot 203 XIII. Night Action 216 XIV. Basket 229 XV. Attack — Repeat — Attack 242 XVI. On Duty Assigned 252 XVII. Lucky Bag 266 Index 268 ILLUSTRATIONS Will be found at the back of...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, United States. -- Navy -- History -- World War,...
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Topic: Puller, Lewis Burwell, 1898-
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by Potter, E. B. (Elmer Belmont), 1908-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 474-481) and index
Topics: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966, United States. Navy, Admirals
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by Tom Blackburn
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by Tom Blackburn
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Topics: Blackburn, Tom, -- 1912-, United States. -- Navy -- Biography, United States. -- Navy. -- Fighting...